Michael Kors opens Meadowhall flagship

Michael Kors has opened a 200 sq m regional flagship store at Meadowhall shopping centre in Yorkshire. The new store is located on Upper High Street, adjacent to House of Fraser, and stocks the brand's full range of accessories from MICHAEL Michael Kors, including handbags and small leather goods.

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Costa to unveil Seriously Summer concept stores

Coffee shop chain Costa Coffee is refurbishing three of its stores to mark the start of summer and the launch of its new summer food and drink menu. Designed in collaboration with SP Group, the Seriously Summer concept stores will launch in London, Leeds and Glasgow on Thursday 5 May 2016.

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PradaVision exhibition arrives in New York

PradaVision, a short term, site specific installation, has been unveiled at the Prada Broadway Epicenter in New York City. The installation includes 50 video monitors installed on the iconic zebra wood ‘bleachers’ in the center of the space, a special visual intervention on the North wall, and a display of several runway looks from the Prada FW16 women’s and men’s collections recently shown in Milan.

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Ted Baker & Moore wins Store Concept Award 2015

At the VM & Display Show in London last week, Joe Roberts, senior interior designer at Ted Baker, was presented the Retail Focus Store Concept 2015 Award for the retailer's Ted Baker & Moore on store Commercial Street in Spitalfields.

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UNIQLO and Tate Modern announce partnership

UNIQLO has announced a partnership with Tate Modern on the opening weekend of the new expanded gallery, which launches on 17 June 2016. The partnership will include a series of events and activities across the summer, which will reaffirm UNIQLO's commitment to enabling London's creative scene.

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MVRDV creates glass facade for boutique store in Amsterdam

MVRDV has designed a facade made completely of glass for a boutique store located on PC hooftstraat, an upmarket shopping street in Amsterdam. The design hopes to provide a solution to the loss of local character in shopping areas around the world.

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Volvo unveils pop-up shop at Silverburn Shopping Centre in Glasgow

Volvo has launched a Scandinavian pop-up store at Silverburn Shopping Centre in Glasgow, designed to showcase its new XC90 model alongside its popular XC60 and V40. The pop-up is one of two open in the UK, the second site being The Oracle in Reading.

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Séraphine continues global expansion with Dubai store opening

Upmarket maternity clothing brand Séraphine has opened a store in Dubai as part of its global expansion scheme. The 225 sq m space sits alongside luxury European brands such as Rigby and Peller and Petit Bateau in the Dubai Festival Centre.

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Covent Garden turns renovation into a work of art

A new installation in Covent Garden is encouraging visitors to enjoy a moment of reflection. 'Reflect London' comprises 2,972 sq m of mirrors around the eastern facade of the Market Building and has been brought to life by specialist design agency, Sculptivate and creative advisors, Verracchia & Partners.

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notonthehighstreet.com launches first pop-up shopping event in London

Online marketplace notonthehighstreet.com will open its first ever offline shopping event on Friday 6 May at Old Spitalfields Market in celebration of its 10th birthday. The Open Door event will run from 6-8 May, transforming the historic market into an interactive shopping experience.

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